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Downtown Boys

I hadn’t spent time with two old friends of mine in months — we got caught up drinking a ten-dollar bottle of wine and laughing…

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Tennyson

It’s not often that you get to be among the first to hear a whole score of brand new tracks being performed to the public…

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The Hero Show: SHERO SHOW 2

An existential amoeba, a voodoo infomercial and a healthy dose of necrophilia made their appearance in SHERO SHOW 2, an all female sketch comedy revue…

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Geoff Dembicki

Using his chapters to join eight journalistic vignettes,Geoff Dembicki connects climate change action with the need for systematic change. He breaks down discrete instances, such…

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Stop Podcasting Yourself

Ten minutes into their inaugural episode of Stop Podcasting Yourself, Graham Clark asks his co-host, Dave Shumka, “Is this what podcasts sound like?” They had…

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BBQT

Montreal power pop quartet BBQT pack the sounds of summer into a catchy five minutes on their second EP, All Dressed. The June release is…

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Milo

In an age of college rappers and educated poets, Milo builds upon today’s wordsmith culture by drawing on the works of famous authors, intellectuals and…

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Mouse Sucks

If the “sophomore album slump” is real, then 23-year-old rapper and producer Mouse Sucks must not know about it. From the first bass note in…

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#metoo, now what?

Over the last month, Vancouver has seen dozens of significant call-outs of sexual predators on social media. So, now what? I have researched some texts…

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The Deep Cove Exclusive Album Stream

Listen to the debut album by The Deep Cove, soundtrack to a book by local transmedia artist Leanne Dunic. Album release at The Fox Cabaret Saturday, November 4.